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Draft Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area Management Plan

15/01/2015

The Tasmanian Government has today released a draft of the updated Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area Management Plan.More

New sign celebrates the Overland Track experience

14/01/2015

In the 1960s, visitor information signs at Lake St Clair warned of no trapping, hunting, shooting, picking shrubs, cutting timber and grazing stock. Times have changed, with a new sign installation helping Overland Track walkers to celebrate their walk.More

Overland trek guide for young adventurers

14/01/2015

Of the 8000 people who tackle the world-famous Overland Track each year, almost one in ten is under 18 years old. A new publication from the Parks and Wildlife Service recognises that the experience is different for children.More

Parks and Reserves

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    National Parks

    Comprehensive guides for visitors and detailed accounts of the values of Tasmania's outstanding national parks. Please note park entry fees apply.

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    Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area

    The Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area protects one of the last true wilderness regions on Earth and encompasses a greater range of natural and cultural values than any other region on Earth.

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    Macquarie Island World Heritage Area

    The remarkable wildlife and geological significance of Macquarie Island have been recognised as being of outstanding global value.

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    Marine Reserves

    With 5 400 kilometres of coastline, Tasmania has a rich and unique marine environment and includes the highest known marine plant diversity in the world. Our marine reserves offer a taste of this unique diversity.

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    Other Reserves

    In addition to national parks, there are over 420 other reserves within Tasmania. They offer a wide range of recreational opportunities and play an important role in maintaining the diversity of Tasmania's natural and cultural heritage.

  • Crown Land

    Crown Land Services facilitates the appropriate management, use and development of Crown land, including the licensing, leasing and sale of Crown properties.